John Frederik Frederickson

26 December 1880–28 June 1960 (Age 79)
Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Frederik

When John Frederik Frederickson was born on 26 December 1880, in Vernon, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Frederiksen, was 38 and his mother, Maren 'Mary' Sophia Nielsen, was 34. He married Jennie Laurine Larsen on 15 May 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 June 1960, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Frederik Frederickson
Jennie Laurine Larsen
Marriage: 15 May 1907
Ethel Laurine Fredrickson
Mary Virginia Fredrickson
Leslie John Fredrickson
Woodruff Emery Fredrickson
Harland Fredrickson
Duane Larsen Fredrickson
Barbara Joyce Frederickson
Dorothy June Frederickson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1907Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 19
    Germany annexes Western Samoa, the U.S. takes over eastern Samoa and Britain withdraws its claim to the islands in accordance with treaty between Germany, Britain and the U.S.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 21
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swedish Fredriksson (see Fredrickson ) and of its Danish, Norwegian, and North German cognates (see Fredericksen ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Letter from John Fredrickson to John and Mary Gurney, July 28, 1903

    July 28, 1903 Mrs. John Gurney As it is a very long time since I wrote and also since your letter arrived I have begun to realize that truth of the maxim “Patience is a virtue,” I hardly know though …

    Sources (33)

    • John Fredrickson in entry for Mary Virginia Fredrickson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Frederickson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John Fredrickson in entry for Frank Joseph Pietrzak and Dorothy June Fredrickson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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